Mikey Williams, one of the top high school basketball recruits in the nation who had signed with Memphis, was arrested on felony gun charges on Thursday.
According to reports, Williams was taken into custody by the San Diego Police Department after a traffic stop. The police found a loaded firearm in the vehicle, which led to Williams being charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon.
This news comes as a shock to the basketball community, as Williams was considered a rising star with a promising future. He had committed to play for Memphis, where he was expected to make an immediate impact on the court.
It remains to be seen what consequences Williams will face as a result of these charges, but it’s likely that they will have a significant impact on his basketball career. Memphis has not yet commented on the situation, but it’s possible that Williams’ signing could be affected depending on the outcome of the legal proceedings.